Glyn O´Malley´s most recent New York premieres are his "war cycle" Paradise at The Kirk Theatre, Theatre Row 2005. A Heartbeat To Baghdad, at The Flea 2004. Concertina´s Rainbow, at The Cherry Lane Alternative 2001. All have or are having subsequent regional productions. His plays are published by Samuel French, Inc. and New York Theatre Experience, Inc., Farrar & Strouss. His work has won The Lazarus New Play Prize for Young Audiences, a CurtainUp! Blessing, a NY Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a Jerome Foundation award, The Last Frontier Theatre Conference Award, and made him a Fellow at The Cherry Lane Theatre.
The author of nineteen plays, others have been seen in New York City at various theatres including Playwright´s Horizons, The WPA Theatre, Lincoln Center, and The Rattlestick Theatre. In addition, he´s had a considerable career in Europe where his plays have been produced in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Athens, and Vienna.
He´s directed more than fifty productions in major theatres around the country and in Europe. He was Associate Producer at the world renowned Vienna´s English Theatre for twelve years directing or producing numerous American productions for them, including the world-premiere of Edward Albee´s Three Tall Women.
He was Literary Director for The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Inc, a Theatre Consultant for New York State Council on the Arts, Play Lab Consultant for The Last Frontier Theatre Conference, and presently is Director of Education at The Cherry Lane Theatre Institute.
He´s taught, lectured or been a guest artist/Visiting Professor at many universities, colleges, and professional training programs including Yale University, Harvard University, Sarah Lawrence College, North Carolina School for the Arts, The Moscow Art Theatre, The American Academy of Dramatic Arts to mention a few. Currently he is a Professor at Lehman College/CUNY and also teaches at Fordham University.
He lives in New York City and has several new works in development.
"An Interview with Glyn O'Malley Paradise"